The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation is calling on brilliant minds and change-makers from around the globe to join its latest initiative, the e-Waste Innovation Sprint, a 48-hour virtual hackathon focused on developing efficient and sustainable solutions for improving the collection and cross-border movement of e-waste for reprocessing in Rwanda and beyond.
Umicore Has Become the Latest Leading International Business to Partner with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation
Electronic waste recycler Umicore has become the latest leading international businesses to partner with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation.
New Colombia Project to Enhance Safety, Efficiency in Agricultural and Livestock Trade and Regulation, Saving Time and Money for Businesses
Alliance initiative will optimise ICA’s risk management system and support the introduction of electronic phytosanitary certificates
Alliance Convenes Officials in Colombia, Ecuador to Exchange Knowledge, Success Stories, and Lessons Learned Regarding Risk Management Systems
With 31 projects underway and more than a dozen in development, it’s no surprise that the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation can count on its growing roster of partner countries to spread the word about its success in making trade simpler, faster, and more cost-effective
Alliance Project in Ecuador Hits Milestone in Effort to Digitise Trade Certification Processes for Fishery, Agricultural Businesses
New IT equipment installed at Customs facilities in Guayaquil by the Alliance will increase the number of electronic services provided through the Ecuadorian Single Window.
The Alliance, through Swisscontact, is helping micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and women-led businesses reap the benefits of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.
New Senegal ePhyto Project to Digitise Certification Processes for Plant Exports, Cut Processing Time as Much as 50%
Alliance initiative will save time and money for businesses and boost Senegal’s trade competitiveness
The Alliance will be hosting a session at the upcoming WTO 2021 Public Forum, which will explore the effects of COVID-19 on trade and how the multilateral trading system can build resilience to the pandemic and future crises.
Alliance Project to Digitise Trade Certification Processes for Ecuador’s Fishery and Agri-businesses
Ecuadorean banana exporters will pilot “ePhyto” solution to cutting red tape on plant shipments
Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, and Paraguay Determine Compatibility of Trusted Trader Programs
Authorized Economic Operator project will make intra-regional trade simpler, faster
Alliance Collaborating with UNICEF, Government Agencies to Reduce Trade Hurdles
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Alliance Project Aims to Digitise Burdensome Paperwork at Main Ports
Two new publications focus on engaging MSMEs and addressing their needs
The Alliance is pleased to invite you to a webinar co-hosted by Freshfel, SHAFFE and the International Plant Protection Convention to see how ePhytos can smooth the path for fruit exports by cutting out the paperwork and in-person processes that can slow shipments and raise costs.
The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation today published detailed gender mainstreaming guidelines that are being applied across its projects to ensure women and men benefit equally from its support to trade reform efforts in developing countries.